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>> good saturday morning, everyone. i'm katie marzullo and it's 5:00 a.m. we will start off with a quick first look at the weather with lisa argen up on the kgo roof this morning. good morning, lisa. >> good morning. we are looking at pretty comfortable conditions right now. in fact, with the cloud cover, we aren't quite as chilly as we've been. still upper 40s in some parts of the bay. here's a look at live doppler 7hd. from our roof camera, all is quiet right now but we are looking at a little bit of rain for the weekend. today lots of clouds dominating the clouds with more clouds in the north bay. a little brighter around the south bay, upper 50s to mid-60s. we won't be as mild as we are. reno saw a record temperature
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yesterday of 59 degrees. we are look at rain headed our way throughout the evening hours for some of you, overnight hours for the rest. i will time it all out and tell you how much and take a look at the next seven days, which also has a little more rain in it. see you a little bit. >> thanks, lisa. we begin with breaking news out of san francisco. a motorcyclist has died after falling off a freeway on-ramp. it happened on the transition to 101. the motorcycle was going along the roadway when he veered to the left and was thrown to the right, falling to the parking lot below. no word if speed or alcohol is factor in the crash. chp is vetting a high-speed chase that started in oakland at 9:30 last night end anded in san leandro boulevard in 30 minutes later. driver after stolen van crashed while trying to elude chp officers. two drivers were injured and a
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chp officer was taken hospital with a cut on his wrist. a bay area business under investigation by the state is dealing with additional back lash it morning. they sell safe toward tubs which have left some customers unhappy and now the customers employees are disgruntled. alan wang has details. >> we want to get paid! >> about 100 employees were told they would not be getting their paychecks from a richmond company under state scrutiny. at least 30 are being laid off. >> i've been here a little under six months and the time i've been here i've probably had close to 100 different people tell me oh, i heard about your business and they are horrible. >> they sell and install safeguard tubs which are advertised in television commercials. part of the company is businessed in riverside county. >> i call the riverside county attorney's office which confirmed -- >> all right, we've lift allen. we apologize and will fry to get back to the story. we will move along to the fact
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we are learning more about the san jose firefighter accused of selling drugs and having sex with minors. 53-year-old mario cuesta was arrested thursday nature and we now know he has ties to a local church. ama daetz has mr. on the story. >> the church is reacting to the story that firefighter mario cuesta has been arrested, charged with sex acts with minors and child molestation and drug charges. he worked for the church in the ministry of music. they released a statement saying prior to his employment he submitted to fingerprints by cleared the california department of justice. he adds we have not received any reports of illegal activity on the part of mr. cuesta. >> it is shocking. >> cuesta sometimes lived with his parents in san lorenzo. neighbors said they would occasionally see him at the house. >> he didn't live there all the
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time and a lot of times if they went someplace he would come and stay at their house, things like that. >> they are disappointed to here about what he's accused. >> my wife said she saw the sheriffs over here. >> they are going through evidence clerk the from his home and office which could lead to more charges. mama dates. abc7 news. >> we want to take you back to the investigation of the company that makes the safeguard tubs and it's employees who are now upset. here's alan wang again. >> we want to get paid. >> about 100 employees were told they would not be getting their paychecks from a richmond company under state executism at least 30 are being laid off. >> i've been here a little under six months and the time i have been here i've probably had close to 100 different people tell me oh, i heard about your business, and they are horrible. >> green works us sells
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safeguard tubs advertised in television commercials. part of the company is businessed in riverside county. i county the county attorney's office which confirms their funds and financial records were sized as evidence in an ongoing investigation. last week the contractors state license board raided the company after numerous complaints were filed against it, including false advertising, failure to get permits, and overcharging customers. steve smith admits he helped sell the tubs starting at $22,000. >> committing fraud like that and getting over on the elderly and handicap, oh, my gosh, it goes beyond what i believe in. >> but other employees called green works us a great company with satisfied customers. >> when we come into the home we believe in what we are doing and we actually try to help these people. >> after a confrontational two hours, the company played its employees with cashier's checks but many are wondering how long it can city in business. in richmond, alan wang, abc7 news. >> president obama is in los
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angeles this morning after a whirlwind tour of the drought stricken valley. he pledged more $160 million to help the farmers. he said the entire company is dependent on california for products used every day. >> california is our biggest economy. california is our biggest agricultural producer. so what happens here matters to every working american, right down to the cost of food that you put on your table. >> the president also held a round table discussion with farmers and visited a farm in merced county where the land will go unplanted this year. they estimate 25% of the farm the will not be used because of the drought. san francisco city leaders joined a crowd of hundreds yesterday to be part of the 1 balance rising movement. the global kin is an effort to end violence against women. we have the story. >> hundreds danced in the
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streets at san francisco city hall led by black eyes member. they wrapped up concerts from around the world. thousands of people in more than 200 country, all dancing for one goal. >> for 15 years we've been raising awareness about violence against women and girls but now we need to deepen it and seek justice for those who have been silenced and shamed. >> 1 basketball and rising is a shocking statistic that 1 in 3 women will be victims of abuse in their life time. >> one of the best tools is information for victims. >> dancing raises awareness, but organizers hope to get legal information directly to victims. >> we are actually going to have a legal clinic on march 1st in tandem with this one balance rising. >> the one thing we know that
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does not work is the lack of intervention. we know domestic violence especially has a tendency to cycle up. >> the mayor lee lead them in the psyche emagainst violence. this is the second 1 bill i don't know -- billion here. a killing of a man outside johnny v's happened in self-defense early wednesday morning. prosecutors have reviewed surveillance footage and concluded he was also armed with a knife. >> new details on a massive recall on beef linked to a slaughterhouse. it has expanded to include 80ed if distributors who received the potentially tainted beef from the corporation. it now includes schools, food banks and farmers markets. we have a full list of the
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distributors on our website, under "see it on tv." >> knew this morning pet owners oakley are on alert after two cases of dog poisoning two days apart. the incidents were reported in the vintage parkway area. one owner posted their suspensions about dog poise song on facebook on february 5th. a second person rushed their dog to the vet for the same reason two years later. >> gavin has dropped his support for high-speed rail. on a program the former mayor said he would take the money and redirect it to more pressing needs. he's not the only democrat that feels that way. >> 5:09 and we will head up to the roof. lisa, what is coming up in the forecast? you say rain? >> yes. we have a dry day today before rain moves in for some of you.
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53 degrees. in the east bay. we have fog parts of the north bay. it will be dry for the bulk of the day. changes come for your evening as we go into the chinese new year's parade. that forecast as well. >> celebrating the chinese new year's san francisco style, what you will see tonight at the very popular parade. and also tax time. seven on your side's michael finney, what you need to watch out for when hiring someone to dear armpit... in the lottery of life, you drew the short stick. people shave you.
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cloudy -- which is good news, of course. we need all the rain we can get. lisa argen said it is coming later on today. she will fill you in as she follows live doppler 7hd on this saturday morning. news-wise, oakland police department is facing new challenges as it looks to hire recruits from inside the city. our media partner reports only 8% of last year's police academy graduates were oakland residents. far below those of san jose and san francisco. residents are less likely to meet hiring requirementser and are more likely to have a negative opinion of the police department. voters in san jose may soon have the chance to beef up the city's police department bushes at the expense of other public services. our media partner, the mercury news, reports a ballot measure would require the city to spend at least 40% of its general funds tax dollars on the city each year. currently they spend about 30%. it would restore staffing to
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peak levels from last decade but it would mean cuts to other city services. a rare east coast earthquake jolted parts of south carolina and georgia last night. the 4.1 quake had an epicenter of 22 miles northwest of augusta. it hit 7:23 last night our time. people along the line said they felt the shake bug no injuries or major damage has been reported. oakland-baysed pandora is getting ready to roll out an advertising service, claiming it will be better than every of figuring out your political preferences. the wall street journal reports they will match user zip codes with election results in the area where they live and businessed upon the type of music they are listening to they will label them democrat, republican or something else. they will directly target dutiesers with political advertising. the company said it's predictions on political preferences are 57 to 80% accurate. tech companies had have
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taken a big bite oust weight watchers profits. the stock dropped yesterday after a dismal earning report and plans to resize. an lefts say some customers are opt to go free diet apps on their diet devices rather than paying for weight loss plans. weight loss hopes to regain customers by getting them to subsidize membership fees. as accountants gear up for tax seasons, michael finney has some details. >> i talked to my accountant. >> allen was wait to go get a phone call from someone who sounded like a legitimate irs agent. he demanded a $5,000 tax payment within the hour or else. >> i would be handcuffed and thrown in jail. it was absolute the most terrifying thing i was experienced that i can remember. >> this type of brazen, attempted fraud has happened in nearly every state. consumer reports said the first
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red flag was the phone call. the irs typically contacts you first by mail, not by phone. >> still, the imposters can be quite convincing. they often use phoney names and irs badge numbers. they even enlist accomplices that claim to be the police. >> another type of spam can come through text and e-mails that contain confidential information claiming to be missing from your tax returns. >> it is aimed at getting important information like your social security number that. way they steal your i hadty and claim a refund using a fraudulent tax return. >> the irs does not ask for personal information by e-mail or text so these, too, are red flags. >> if you think you have gotten an e-mail fishing for confidence information, send it to them and if you get a suspicious phone
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call, report it to authorities. >> you can conclude the 10800-366-4484. it may also be appropriate to alert the fbi. that's what allen did after his accountant warned him the phone call was probably a scam. i'm michael finney, 7 on your side. >> if you are hiring a tax preparer here is advice. >> full for too good to be true prom the about a big refund or penalty reduction. look for a preparer who will sign the refund himself and never let a refund go into a preparer's account t should always be sent to you. >> n.a.s.a. signed a minor mysteryston marches a rock looked like a jelly doughnut did not just appear to the mars roverrer, seethed opportunity drove over it and broke it off from a larger rock. it caused a stir when it suddenly appeared in an image.
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but good news it contains elements that suggests it was formed by moving water >> tens of people are expected to turn into the square tonight for the chinese new year's parade. last night workers were busy putting finishing touches on the floats. there will be more than 100 brings in the parade, including a 200-foot golden dragon. one concern for many people is the weather. >> once the parade is going, the rain, everything is rain proof. it's just hard to build in the rain. >> that's good news. the parade will go forward rain or shine. this is the year of the horse, which officially again january 131st. take a look at the parade route. starts at 5:30 p.m. on market, gary street and down post and kearney streets. streets along that area will be closed to traffic. the union square garage will be closed. the chinatown community street
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fair also take place today and the following streets will be closed for this. grant avenue between california street and broadway. pacific avenue between columbus avenue and stockton street. jackson street between stockton and kearney. it includes art demonstration, folks dance and puppet shows. the street fair gets underway at 10:00. and the big question is will the weather hold? we will check in on the roof with meteorologist lisa argen. >> katie, you heard her, it's all rainproof, it doesn't really matter. but for the viewers, for the most part, if you are headed down there you will stay dry but by the tail end of the parade you could see some light showers. here's a look at live doppler 7. you see where things are quiet. plenty of clouds around the by and we are looking at temperatures cooler than yesterday at this hour but still some 50s. 51 in redwood city. upper 40s can hose, los -- los
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gatos. and it's been real muggy and mild this morning. we are not quite as muggy but we are looking at dense fog along the coast, quarter mile from salinas all way down. mostly cloudy, patchy areas of fog. rain arrives tonight late in the afternoon for the north by, it will be mostly sunny for the second half of your weekend and president's day looks sunny as well. here's look at the satellite picture that shows plenty of cloud cover. there's a front to the north of us and an area of low pressure dropping down from the gulf of alaska. that will push the rain our way. here is the timing. by this afternoon we are cloudy, 1 k.. but by 6:00, 7:00 in the north bay we should be getting some wet weather and here's the till end of the parade and the cold front that will push through the bay area by about 8:00 this evening. then it will head through the peninsula and south bay through the overnight hours and while you are sleeping will get into
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partly cloudy skies and by sunday afternoon back to the sunshine. the rainfall amounts anywhere from about a tenth -- i want to bump these up in the north bay. we could see as much as three quarters to an inch in the north bay but elsewhere about a quarter inch to a tenth of an inch in the south bay. not a lot, but at least it's something. now for lake tahoe we are looking at temperatures in the 50s today. it will be increasing clouds with sunshine anywhere from three to six inches of snow with this system and gusty winds. 64 in sacramento with dry conditions. 78 los angeles and back home we are looking at numbers around the bay not as warm as it's been but still filed, 59 san francisco, 63 san jose and the chinese new year's parade, got some rain on the map and looks toward 7:00, 1:00, we could see some light showers. should be a nice evening overall. the accuweather seven-day forecast with the rain coming in this evening, clearing tomorrow for president's day, a weaker
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system tuesday. and notice we are dry wednesday and thursday and cooler friday. abc7 news has another great weather resource for you to follow. that's following us on twitter for the latest bay area weather conditions rain or shine, plus give the forecast, power outage information and weather tweets from your favorite weather team. so not a big one, but it's a little something for everyone. katie. >> very good. thank you very much. next, touching video of a little boy in c. who got a big surprise from a garbage truck driver.
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>> winner lose on koss scar night, all are getting a goody bag fourth $50,000. it includes a personalize (o) tour through japan. bottles of luxury vodka, maple salad dressing worth $240 and designer jewelry, shoes and handbags. and ab7 is the only place you can see the oscar. oscar sunday is march 2nd. that better be good salad dressing. little kids love trucks but daniel takes it to a new level. each week he runs to meet the truck in his neighborhood, giving his hands and matching sounds and movements. this past monday he got quite a surprise thanks to the driver manual sanchez. >> what is that, daniel?
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>> daniel, look at it. when is it? >> wow! >> didn't he will's mom was so touched by his act of kindness she posted the video on facebook and it's gone viral, seen by thousands of people around the world. very sweet. downtown san francisco was a flurry of feathers and synthetic filler yesterday for the great san francisco pillow fight. [cheers and applause] >> once the clock struck 6 at justin herman plaza, thousands of pillow-toting combatants began the fight. plumes of negotiators went soaring in the air and it left behind a huge mess for public works. crews started to clean up and it's estimated to cost the city $4,300. up next, the impact of the drought. is mandatory water rationing in
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the besis that millions of reda is that millions of people will qualify for financial assistance. it's important to remember that the lower your annual income, the greater financial assistance you will receive. enroll today at good morning. welcome back. here's a quick look at the weather with meteorologist lisa argen. >> it's dry, but you will need the umbrella later on. we can see the clouds. it's patchy fog around the bay. 55 right here in san francisco with 49 in san jose so it is cooler as you head toward the south bay.
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the central coast has the fog. 4 in los gatos and half moon bay at 46 degrees. we are looking at temperatures today on the mild side in the 60s. we will see a few hazier conditions around the south bay but it will stay cloudy in the north. maybe a few sprinkles. here's the typing. rain. but by the early evening hours we will have some patchy clouds around the bay. the focus will be up toward the north bay in cloverdale and santa rosa. as we head toward the rest of the evening, the second half of the chinese new year's parade could be getting a few showers around. in fact, by 9:00, that's when the cold front will push on through and we will see rainy conditions through the saturday nighttime frame but by sunday that is a different story. in fact, not only the second half of the weekend, but we've got a long weekend, holiday weekend on monday. i've got the forecast for that as well. see you in a little bit. >> thanks, lisa. the drought is affecting californians in different ways. imagine knowing your local reservoir is at capacity and
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still you face mandatory water restrictions. lilian kim has that story. >> in calistoga the days of the week will take on a whole new meaning. starting march 1st homeowners with odd number addresses will only be able to water their lawn tuesday and thursdays and those with even numbers will be restricted to monday and wednesdays. some wonder if their lawns will survive and others say the new rules are not going to be a problem. >> i don't water very much anyway because most of my yard is -- survives on rainfall and even though we haven't had very much this year, what we had brought up all my >> violators will face fines starting at $50. while this is considered a stage two water emergency, deputy city clerk says it could be much worse. she remembers the drought in the 70s. when you showered you rut a
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bucket in with you and as the water was getting warm you captures that water. call it gray water, i'm not sure what they call it now but we called it gray water then. we would water our plants with that as well. >> the reservoir is now filled to capacity thanks to the last storm but city leaders say it's still not enough which means mandatory restrict less last indefinitely. businesses are affected too. the restaurant workers are told to scrape their dishes rather then rinsing and provide water to customers only when requested. >> i don't feel that's a problem and when i go to a restaurant i would rather be asked because sometimes i don't drink the water and i would rather save it instead of wasting it. it's not a problem for me and i don't see it being a problem for anybody else so far. >> in calistoga, lilian kim, abc7 news. >> at&t said they would stop
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washing its vehicles, reduce landscape watering by half and turn off deck are youtive fountains and use brooms instead of hoses for cleaning up. the hercules fire district will have more firefighters thanks to a grant. the contra costa times reports the fire department was award a grant of almost $2.5 million this week. the money will be spread over two years and will allow them to hire up to nine firefighters and reopen the fire station which has been closed since may of 2012. the antioch school teacher charged with abusing special education students has reached a plea agreement. the contra costa time reports under the agreement theresa allen copiy pleaded guilty stemming from accusations she hit kits in the face and pinned them to the ground. under the agreement she must serve six months in jail, surrenderter teaching credentials and stay away from the school where she worked. we are learning more about the biggest shark fin bust since
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the been went into effect last july. they found 2100 pounds of illegal fin at howard and eighth street in san francisco. a judge will decide the owner's penalty. fish and wildlife agents tracked it after it turned up on a men your on the hong kong east seafood restaurant in emery available. there's a $21,000 reward being offered to track down a person who killed three sea otters. two of the otters were shot in the head, the third through the back. the shooter will face jail time and $100,000 in fines if arrested. new this morning, president obama says congress should finish the job he started by raising the minimum wage to $10.10 n his weekly address the president said americans deserve to know where their representatives stand. if lawmakers oppose a wage hike,
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americans should ask why. therethere is a federal order rg federal contract workers but not other workers. >> it would raise wages of $28 million and lift millions. members out of poverty and help millions more work their way out of poverty, without requiring a single dollar in new taxes or spending. it will give more businesses more customers with more money to spend and that means growing the economy for everyone. >> the president is in california this weekend, and as we mentioned earlier, he was during drought-stricken areas yesterday >> the san francisco giants are taking out the turn styles and putting in metal detectors to screen fans going into the park this season. the move will put giants in early compliance with the man date that all teams use metal detectors by the start of the 2015 season. fans will have to remove metal objects such as keys before passing through the detectors and those who don't want to go through the detector will be checked with a hand-held device.
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there's only five days left for beer lovers to get their hands on one of the most celebrate the bruce in the world. the tap run dry on thursday for piney the younger. they released it last week and ever since thousands have been lining up for atist and for good reason. according to, they have the second highest score in the world for any beer, ail or barley. from adversaries to allies, the unprecedented outreach to help students across the state. and taking a look from our sutro tower cam. lisa argen will have your forecast in a few minutes.
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>> welcome back. a live look at the golden gate bridge. can you tell from the lighting there it's a little cloudy, a little hazy out there. lisa argen said the rain is coming this evening. it might hit the chinese new year's parade a little bit. but a great time out there. we will tell you where else and when the rain is supposed to come coming up in the full forecast in a little bit. after months of public comment the national park
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service has issued new details on a plan to help protect yosemite national park. the park service that proposed banning rafting and bike rentals to guard against erosion against the merced river. thena plan allows it but moves rental facilities away from the rifer. and it proposes limited visitors to 19,000 visitors a day, which is about what they get on a busy day, and add more shuttle buses. it's cleaned pup and reintroduced as a present to the city this valentines weekend. dozens joined the unveiling of the dog guy diner head yesterday. the seven foot head was refurbished. people pitched in $51,000 for the cleanup. the first doggy head went up 1956. it was designate add city landmark in 2006. >> time for a check of the
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weather. up to the roof for a check-in with lisa. >> hi, katie. rain is headed our way over the weekend but right now it's dry and pretty dark in mt. tam. temperatures in the 40s and 50s around the bay. we will tuck about rain here, snow in the sierra and when it is going to happen when we return. >> and next, depending on your perspective, either the best or worst trophy presentation ever. worst trophy presentation ever. larry beil worst morning ever. [ angelic music plays ] ♪ toaster strudel! best morning ever! [ hans ] warm, flaky, gooey. toaster strudel! [ female announcer ] try new pillsbury heat-n-go mini pancakes. ♪ [ male announcer ] don't wait for awesome... totino's pizza rolls gets you there in just 60 seconds. ♪ dear armpit...
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tonight. lisa argen has it mapped out for you. she's following live doppler 7hd and she will have the details coming up in just a minute. four colleges in california have formed an atherines above the number of minority ph.d. students and faculty in the areas of science, technology, engineering and math. minorities are underrepresented at that level and these four universities want to change that. education reporter lyanne melendez tells us how they will do it. >> he is a ph.d. student in the math department at u.c. berkeley. one of her requirements is to teach to undergraduates. she gets a variety of response when is she enters a classroom for the first time. >> one is an audible gasp when i walk into the room. they are expecting a man, they are expecting an international student. >> certainly not a young latino. but in california more than 52% of the state's public school students look like chavez. but very few make it to her
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level. >> we don't have anything like that percentage of students as undergraduates in our institutions, much less as professors and graduate students. >> four universities have come together to change that. u.c. berkeley, ucla, cal tech and stanford because in 2011 of the 753 doctoral degrees awarded in science, technology, engineering and math at these four universities, only 59 went to underrepresented minority students. the people behind this new alliance believes diversity can only benefit these institutions. >> people bring different experiences, people bring different approaches to problems, scientific or otherwise, and there is research showing this when you bring diverse groups of people together, there's more creative solutions. >> to assure they are successful, the in the science foundation has given them a $2.2 million grant. the other goal is to help their
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ph.d. students conduct more research or become faculty members at any of the four universities. >> so that power of four very highly recognized institutions, all paying attention to your application at one time. that's very powerful medicine. >> the c. alliance believes under septembered minority students would benefit from having professors that look like them. >> students that come to me and say you are the only person i can tell this to because i have not come across anybody who is a woman, who is a minority, who would understand. >> at u.c. berkeley, lyanne melendez, abc7 news. >> 5:46 and time for weather now. this time last saturday lisa argen up on the roof getting soaked. dry this morning, but it's coming, lisa? >> that's right. hopefully you haven't put those umbrellas away yet. we will see more rain. certainly not as much as we saw last weekend but i have increased rainfall amounts. i will get to that in a moment
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but first life doppler 7hd. you are noticing plenty of cloud cover around the bay and that's insulating us so we are a little mild this morning. 55 san francisco, 51 redwood city up ander 40s from the south by and mid-40s along the central coast. you see the clouds. exploratorium camera in the north day. it is in the low 50s. maybe windows open this morning. 353 santa rosa, 50 petaluma. usually we have the 30s and 20s. 37 is the cool spot in the livermore valley. we are looking at a sutro camera, where you can't see it from here, but areas of fog mainly from watsonville, the central coast and along the shoreline. be careful for that. rain will arrive tonight. maybe late in the day in 9 north bay. sunny skies return tomorrow and president's day looks nice and dry if uv travel plans. here's the way it looks right now. all that moisture, it's to the north of us. we do have a cold front that
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will be sweeping through the bay area with an area of low pressure. and that will allow for the rainy evening tonight. it shouldn't mess up any plans, but who cares, right? we need the rain, but not as much as we were hoping. so here's the way it looks, the timing of it. 1:00 we are dry. in the north bay which the later afternoon hours some sprinkles and light rain from santa rosa through cloverdale and the chinese new year's parade could get wet the second half. and through the overnight hours we dry out and return to sunshine for sunday. rainfall amounts anywhere from a quarter inch to an inch in the north bay. a tenth to half-inch central bay, and .055 to a quarter in the south bay. looking at sfo right now, sunshine in the sierra nevada. upper 50s today. it will be windy with the gusty winds out ahead of the cold front. snow levels will vary. we will see anywhere from three to six inches of snow in the
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tahoe basin but they are pretty high to start out at 8,000 feet. partly cloudy on monday. still mild in the afternoon with 50s. 20s for the overnight hours. we will see the rain along the north coast and some fog this morning. but the ceilings should lift. 60 in monterey later on this afternoon. half moon bay 60. 62 in oakland with temperatures in the low 60s out toward the east bay valleys. san francisco will be cloudy throughout the day. towards the latter half of the parade could see some light showers. by 5:00, 7:00, it will stay in the mid-50s. rain comes in late afternoon for some, evening for most of the clearing out tomorrow. president day dry and sunny. wednesday and thursday partly cloudy and cooler on friday with more sunshine. so you notice in the more rain but it's more dry weather on the seven days than we would hope. so overall we are looking at the most around the bay area through
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early more, the 16-day outlook, shows maybe just an additional inch of rain. it's not looking great but little bits here and there, katie. >> we will take it. thank you, lisa. team usa is on a roll in russia but you don't have to be an athlete to be a champion. what's your sport? it could be cooking or music. we want to see how you play the game of life in the bay area. send your reports to us or share them sharing a #what's your sport. in sports tonight, two warriors will take part in the three point shootout and other events at the all-star shootout. and a former star will be representing the team in the basketball hall of fame. here's sports director larry beil with the details in this morning's sports. >> good morning, everybody. former warrior, runy is going into the basketball hall of fame, he was elected by the international committee for
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enshrinement. he will go in in august. the best in the world in new orleans this weekend. it's all-star weekend. rising stars challenged last night. harrison barns playing for team hill had 16 points on 5 of 12 shooting. hopefully that stroke is back. his teammate, andre drummond from the pistons, 30 points, 25 boards. he was the mvp. the award ceremony priceless with bank president presenting. >> mvp trophy to andre drummond [cheers and applause] >> this may appear in the top ten. >> perfect comedic timing by -- >> perfect. definitely not top ten. we will glue it back together. the trophy will look like knew.
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i promise you. great stuff florida college hoops. arizona state, second overtime. sun devils by one. tj trying to note it in. denied. and carson, all he has to do is run out the clock and instead he dunks leaving .7 on the clock. he has a chance to inbound, he has a chance to inbound and then the over time? oh, the wildcats lose for the second time this season, 69-66 >> women's hoops, number 22 cal hosting arizona. gray with the double double. 16 points, 11 boards. cleaning up here after the brittney boyd miss. and bad news for cal at boyd collides with briana workman and rolled her ankle. boyd forced to leave the game. the stanford women also victorious as they defeatedas state. in a 144 page report the nfl cop concluded johnathan martin
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face add daily barrage of racial slurs and sexual opportunities from several of his miami dolphins teammates. he left the team last season unable to cope with the bullying and the harassment. according to nfl investigator ted wells, rich incognito and two others, pouncey and john jerry con distantly was involved. the trainer knew it was happening and did nothing to top is it. apparently the coach joe philbin did not know. it's unclear if there will be punishment handed down going forward. >> baseball. two men on for zach. and that is gone, a three-run jack. remember the name. he also plays strong safety for the the cardinal football team. that made it 3-1 cardinals. that was it for stanford. rice's skyler using knocks home a hit on this single. the owls beat stanford in their
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opener, 10-3 the final score. thatthat is a wrap on morning sports. have a great weekend, everybody! i'm larry beil. >> next honoring an icon. the weekend film festival, celebrating the movies of
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>> here are the winning numbers from last night's $130 million mega-millions draw. 20, 28, 35, 71, 72 and the meganumber is 7. nobody picked all six so tuesday
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night's jackpot grows to $154 million. power ball fever heating up again. the jackpot is now at a whopping $330 million because no one matched all six numbers in wednesday night's drawing. eight newty payment of $330 million is the tenth largest jackpot ever for the power ball lottery. and the lull sum payment wishes almost every winner takes, rose to $189 million. >> in celebration of the late shirley temple, the stanford theater in palo alto will hold a film festival in her honor. today and tomorrow they will screen six shirley temple films including curly top and "the little colonel." move i goers can see six films for five dollars. shirley temple died monday at her home in woodbridge at the age of 85. >> next, the by area bathtub company in hot water that's getting hotter by the day.
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first customers and now why employees are so upset. and a beef recall is growing. bay area schools and food banks re
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>> good saturday morning, everyone. thanks for being with us this morning. we will start off with a quick first look at the weather with meteorologist lisa argen, who sup on the roof. >> good morning, katie. temperatures fairly mild. we have areas of fog. rain will be arriving throughout the day today. here's a live look at 7 doppler hd. plenty of cloud cover around the bay. we are looking at areas of fog mainly around the central coast. in the upper 40s and elsewhere we are in the 50s around the bay. look for cloudy skies in the north bay. a little brighter in the south bay. the ceilings will lift and we


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